Hello! This is Hanny.

One day, I started writing. The rest is history.

Beradadisini is is my personal blog. For over a decade, it has always been a safe space for me to have fun and be creative. Writing is my preferred medium to share my journeys, memories, thoughts, and life lessons—in a way that feels most natural and comfortable to me.

On this blog, I mostly write about things that can bring you calm and comfort, give you a burst of courage and creativity, nudge your curiosity, or help you see things with a bit more clarity.


I am an Indonesian author, artist, and stationery webshop owner currently based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

My published works include a children’s book (Kisah dari Alor, Bhuana Info Populer, 2016), several short stories (Perempuan yang Melukis Wajah, Gramedia Pustaka Utama, 2012 and Jika dan Hanya Jika, Gagas Media, 2013), a narrative travel essay (The Journeys 3, Gagas Media, 2013), and an interactive self-help book (The Other Side of Hate is Love, Comma Books, 2019).

I contributed some articles for Thrive Global (2017) and my personal essays have been published by a cultural journal, Garland Magazine, Australia (2020) and by a literary, photography, and creative publication, Postall magazine, vol. 01, Relationships, Mexico (2021).

My poetry was published in the Antologia del Premio Internazionale “Centro Giovani e Poesia Triuggio”, Edizione 29, Italy (Prometheus, 2020).


Today, when I’m not writing or making art, I facilitate creative workshops & retreats related to fiction/non-fiction writing, journaling for self-discovery, art-making for self-expression, mindful storytelling, and personal branding.

The happiest moments in my blogging life include: having 5 of my articles being Editor’s Pick-ed on Wordpress, being profiled on WordPress Discover, and meeting Matt Mullenweg, twice!.

Let me know how we can collaborate and do fun stuff together by dropping me a happy email here.

Until then, enjoy the blog!


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I am an Indonesian writer/artist/illustrator and stationery web shop owner (Cafe Analog) based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. I love facilitating writing/creative workshops and retreats, especially when they are tied to self-exploration and self-expression. In Indonesian, 'beradadisini' means being here. So, here I am, documenting life—one word at a time.